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  • High court ruling offers chance to alter health law debate

    The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack Obama's law. There's no shortage of pressing issues, including prescription drug prices, high insurance deductibles and...
  • Making a difference

    Making a difference
    In honor of Older Americans Month and National Volunteer Month, the Senior Provider Information Network — or SPIN — had its annual awards banquet at Carroll Lutheran Village in May. SPIN's Outstanding Volunteer Service to Seniors Awards,...
  • Quickly: 'Why do you care whether or not I tuck in my shirt?'

    Quickly: 'Why do you care whether or not I tuck in my shirt?'
    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at 312-222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. I think that Obamacare is great. People who do not work deserve free health care. But why...
  • Personalized Medicine Affordable, Effective — But How Can You Sell It?

    Personalized Medicine Affordable, Effective — But How Can You Sell It?
    HARTFORD — Dr. Gualberto RuaƱo came to Connecticut in 1982 to attend Yale medical school. He studied for a Ph.D. in genetics at Yale simultaneously, and eventually received both degrees. He grew up in Puerto Rico and went to college at Johns...
  • Merger Talk Fuels Stocks For 5 Big Health Insurers

    Merger Talk Fuels Stocks For 5 Big Health Insurers
    The prospects of large-scale consolidation in the health insurance sector, percolating since late May, have helped balloon some companies' stock prices by nearly 30 percent. Shares in the big five health insurers — Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Humana...
  • Bristol Hospital Cutting 43 Jobs

    BRISTOL — After racking up months of financial losses, Bristol Hospital announced late Friday afternoon that it has eliminated more than 40 jobs. The hospital, Bristol's second-biggest employer, had to lay off about 5 percent of its workforce,...
  • Conservatives to the rescue: Obama's health care, trade wins

    Cracking the often-lamented partisanship of Washington, a Republican-led Congress and a conservative Supreme Court chief justice delivered back-to-back victories for President Barack Obama's ambitious trade and health care initiatives. The Supreme Court,...
  • Carroll County senior center schedules for June 29-July 3

    MOUNT AIRY 703 Ridge Ave., Mount Airy 301-829-2407 or 410-795-1017 Lunch served at 11:45 a.m. MONDAY Each Monday: Games, Bridge, Quilting. TUESDAY Each Tuesday: Massage Therapy by appointment, Spanish, Tai Chi, Better Health & Wellness, Games....
  • How to save against jaw-dropping drug prices

     How to save against jaw-dropping drug prices
    If the cost of your prescription medicine is giving you a headache, you're not alone. Last year Americans filled a record 4.3 billion prescriptions at a cost of $374 billion, which was 13 percent more than the amount they had paid the previous year,...
  • Hancock unit at Eastern State to lose all Medicaid funding

    Hancock unit at Eastern State to lose all Medicaid funding
    Seventy-five residents of the Hancock Geriatric Treatment Center at Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg — average age 74, all with severe mental illness and behavioral problems, and most with complex medical issues — need to find a new...
  • Husband, wife plead guilty to $2.5 million Medicare fraud scheme

    Husband, wife plead guilty to $2.5 million Medicare fraud scheme
    A husband and wife who owned several health care clinics pleaded guilty Thursday to their involvement in a $2.5 million Medicare fraud scheme, officials said. Juan Carlos Delgado, 58, and Nereyda Infante, 48, both of Orlando, owned Prestige Medical....